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Diabetes Self-Management Education Series (DSMES)


According to the American Diabetes Association, “Diabetes self-management education (DSME) is the ongoing process of facilitating the knowledge, skill, and ability necessary for diabetes self-care.  This process incorporates the needs, goals, and life experiences of the person with diabetes and is guided by evidence-based standards.

The overall objectives of DSME are to support informed decision-making, self-care behaviors, problem-solving and active collaboration with the health care team and to improve clinical outcomes, health status, and quality of life.

The Franklin County Health Department is pleased to offer DSME Classes to the public.  It is presented by a Certified Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietitian and Registered Nurse.  Attendance at the entire session is highly encouraged.

The material covered during the 8 hour sessions will include the following: healthy coping for diabetes, monitoring & management, acute complications, nutrition and physical activity, preventing long term complications and sick day management.

 

For more information or to inquire about class dates and times, please contact: Debbie Bell at 564-5559

   


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Our Mission: Prevent. Promote. Protect. Franklin County.
Our Vision: Live. Work. Play. Pray. Healthy!
Our Values: Accountability, Dedication, Empowerment, Equity, Excellence, Flexibility, Integrity, Respect

 

 

The Franklin County Health Department is committed to a policy of providing opportunities to people regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability. FCHD is an equal opportunity provider and equal opportunity employer.

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 FCHD will be closed the following dates   FCHD Board of Health Meetings   
Monday   Jan 20 Martin Luther King Day       Mar 18th 2020  12pm  Building Subcommittee Meeting at FCHD - Public Health Center   
Thursday March 12

Staff Development Day

FCHD CLOSED 

       
Friday April 10  Good Friday, Closed 1/2 day       March 16, 2020         6pm at FCHD - Public Health Center  
Monday May 25 Memorial Day      June 15, 2020           6pm at FCHD - Public Health Center  
Thursday  June 4

Staff Development Meeting 

FCHD Closed 

       
Friday July 3 Independence Day         
Monday Sept 7 Labor Day        
Tuesday Nov 3 Presidential Election Day        
Wednesday Nov 11 Veterans Day        
Thursday Nov 26 Thanksgiving Day        
Friday Nov 27 FCHD Closed         
Thursday  Dec 24 Christmas Eve        
Wednesday Dec 25 Christmas Day        
Thursday Dec 31 New Year's Eve        
Frday  Jan 1,2021 New Year's Day